Boots WebMD Partners in Health
Return To Boots

Foot care health centre

Medical Reference related to foot care

  1. Heel spurs

    A heel spur is an extra growth on the bone of the heel that can build up over a long period.

  2. Smelly feet: What causes this and how can I prevent it?

    Smelly feet – the medical name is bromodosis – can affect anyone. It can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. The main cause is sweaty feet and there are simple steps you can take to help prevent this.

  3. Toe problems

    There are many different health conditions that can affect the toes, including skin, bone, soft tissue and circulatory problems, many of which can affect your ability to walk without pain.

  4. Broken foot overview

    Having a broken foot means a fracture or crack in one of the bones in the foot. The area around the fracture will feel tender and there may be bruising.

  5. Palmoplantar pustulosis on the feet

    Palmoplantar pustulosis is a chronic condition that affects the eccrine sweat glands, which are found most commonly on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.

  6. Morton's neuroma

    Morton's neuroma is a painful condition affecting the ball of the foot and the base of the toes.

  7. Vascular and venous malformations

    Vascular malformations look like lumpy, blue marks on the skin, caused by problems with blood vessels under the skin.

  8. Metatarsalgia

    Metatarsalgia is the medical term given to pain affecting the ball of the foot.

  9. Flat feet/fallen arches

    Having flat feet, also called fallen arches, means the arches of the feet are low or there are no arches.

  10. The feet

    Our feet anatomy page provides a detailed image and definition of the parts of the feet and explains their function.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 26 Articles Page 1 2 3 Next >>

Stay informed

Sign up for BootsWebMD's free newsletters.
Sign Up Now!

Popular slideshows & tools on BootsWebMD

How to help headache pain
man in mirror
How smoking affects your looks & life
man holding sore neck
16 tips when you have a lot of weight to lose
man holding sore neck
Could you have a hormone imbalance?
woman looking at pregnancy test
Is your body ready for pregnancy?
man holding sore neck
8 signs you're headed for menopause
couple makigh salad
Nutrition for over 50s
bain illustration
Best foods for your brain
adult man contemplating
When illness makes it hard to eat
Allergy myths and facts
egg in cup
Surprising things that can harm your liver